PRAYAGRAJ: A 12-year-old girl was murdered and her body was thrown in a pond , in a village beneath Khiri police station right here on Monday evening. The girl’s elder sister launched a seek for her when she was discovered lacking from house on Tuesday morning. Later, her body was recovered from the pond with damage marks.
The body had been despatched for post-mortem and an FIR had been registered in opposition to unidentified assailants on the grievance of the girl’s kin, police mentioned.
SHO of Khiri police station Virendra Kumar mentioned half a dozen suspects had been rounded up for questioning.
Ram Niranjan and his spouse of Kaithwal village died round 10 years again, forsaking two daughters Sonu and Monu. The duo lives in their ancestral home with different family members. Two days again, the sisters returned from their maternal grandparents’ house in Bashat village.
On Monday evening, Sonu (17) and Monu (12) had been asleep in the identical room.
Early on Tuesday morning, Sonu discovered her sister lacking and raised an alarm. Just a few hours later, Monu’s body was discovered mendacity close to the pond with damage marks.
Locals knowledgeable police that Monu’s uncles Ramsajivan and Lavkush lived in the identical home with their households. Sonu and Monu had a share in the ancestral property and their grandfather had lately deposited money value over ₹2 lakh in their checking account.